Too early for beans?

diggingdorisdiggingdoris Posts: 507

Is it too early to plant out the runners and French beans that are growing in pots? Here in Essex we don't tend to get late frosts. I've greenhouse grown them and hardened off in readiness, but they are growing tall so fast. Anyone else put theirs out yet?

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  • FleurisaFleurisa Posts: 779

    I think they should be fine now

  • Dave MorganDave Morgan Posts: 3,122

    Mine have gone out too and they are shooting away.

  • Pete8Pete8 Billericay, EssexPosts: 3,049

    I'm in Essex - put my runners out 2 days ago and already they're well away.

     

  • diggingdorisdiggingdoris Posts: 507

    Thank you all, I'll do those straight away as we are due some rain and it will water them in.

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800

    I'm in the North West and mine are going out at weekend.....I need the GH space! image

  • Ooooer! I didn't even sow my seed until a week a go......image

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800

    I read the other day to sow the seeds now??  I was confused I must admit, they'll be just like Sweet Peas David and catch up......don't mollycoddle them though image

  • Orchid Lady wrote (see)

    I read the other day to sow the seeds now??  I was confused I must admit, they'll be just like Sweet Peas David and catch up......don't mollycoddle them though image

     

    Yes, but your an enthusiastic learner, OL.....and I guess you'll be making a useful contribution to helping new gardeners, next season. image

  • Orchid LadyOrchid Lady Posts: 5,800

    Hmmm, do you really think so??  All I do is refer them to threads from the experts LOL image

  • Orchid Lady wrote (see)

    Hmmm, do you really think so??  All I do is refer them to threads from the experts LOL image

     

    I'm sure! image

    The post count doesn't lie......OL = 3094 DK = 2114 and I've been around for yonks. image

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